Last week’s episode of ‘The Great Model Railway Challenge’ (Friday 19th October 2018) challenged the three teams – Basingstoke Bodgers, Team Steampunk and Team Tonbridge – to create a layout based upon the theme of ‘Globetrotting’. The teams set to work and created layouts featuring Santa, time travel and a harbour scene. A whole host of Branchline and Graham Farish products were used throughout the show including:
|372-032||Castle Class No. 5070 ‘Sir Daniel Gooch’ BR Lined Green Late Crest||Graham Farish||Basingstoke Bodgers|
|374-610||BR Hawksworth Auto Trailer Crimson & Cream||Graham Farish||Basingstoke Bodgers|
|371-024||Class 08 No. 08907 DB Schenker||Graham Farish||Basingstoke Bodgers|
|377-059||5 Plank Wooden Floor Salt Union Stroke Works||Graham Farish||Basingstoke Bodgers|
|37-061C||5 Plank Wagon Wooden Floor||Branchline||Basingstoke Bodgers|
|37-706A||12 Ton LMS Cattle Wagon NE Brown||Branchline||Basingstoke Bodgers|
|37-952||Conflat with BD Container||Branchline||Basingstoke Bodgers|
|37-536A||20 Ton Brake Van Flush Sides BR Bauxite||Branchline||Basingstoke Bodgers|
|32-981||Class 66 No. 66981 Freightliner Powerhaul||Branchline||Team Steampunk|
|30-165||The Thanet Flyer Train Set||Branchline||Team Tonbridge|
|39-292||BR Mk1 FP Pullman First Parlour ‘Pearl’
Umber & Cream
|39-282||BR Mk1 FK Pullman First Kitchen ‘Robin’
Umber & Cream
The winners of the 2018 Great Model Railway Challenge will be on the Bachmann stand at next month’s Warley National Model Railway Exhibition, NEC Birmingham, on the 24th & 25th November 2018. They will be present with the winning layout and on hand to answer any questions. Our stand will also include the Members Lounge, a dedicated area exclusively for Bachmann Collectors Club members*, live demonstrations and a selection of products on display for you to view.
Contact your local stockist to purchase your Bachmann products. If you missed the third episode of ‘The Great Model Railway Challenge’ you can catch up by watching it on the My5 website here. Tune in to Channel 5 on Friday 26th October 2018 at 8:00pm to watch the fourth episode with the teams creating layouts based on the theme of ‘fire and ice’.
*Sign up to become a Bachmann Collectors Club member either by visiting the official website or by calling the Club office on 01455 245565 to make sure you don’t miss out on visiting the Club lounge at the Warley exhibition.